Maryland Economy / Success Stories
Inc. 5000 names Maryland's fastest growing companies in 2021
By Amanda Winters /
August 17, 2021

A total of 138 Maryland businesses have been named among the fastest-growing companies in the country, according to this year’s Inc. 5000 rankings.

The recent announcement features 15 Maryland businesses in Inc's top 500 companies, with the overall list spanning a variety of industries including health, IT management and software, retail, and government services.

Leading the list for Maryland is Chasen Companies, a Baltimore-based real estate company that acquires and develops properties throughout the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan areas. At number 18, the company has experienced a 15,400 percent growth over the past three years. Chasen Companies also placed first for fastest-growing companies in the Inc. 5000 Regionals for the Washington, D.C. metro rankings.

Other familiar names include 20/20 GeneSystems (770), who recently traveled with Maryland Commerce to the Arab Health exhibition; Hungry Harvest (1683), the Shark Tank success story battling food waste; and Mindoula Health (3059), the highest ranking Maryland company on the Inc. 5000 list in 2018.

Top Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland 2021
Rank Company Growth Industry City
18 Chasen Companies 15420% Real Estate Baltimore
34 Global Alliant 8834% IT Management Columbia
46 Behavioral Framework 7318% Health Rockville
101 Sales Boomerang 3882% Software Owings Mills
125 PM Consulting Group 3213% Government Services Towson
167 Cameron Seafood Online 2530% Food & Beverage Potomac
188 Audley Consulting Group 2263% IT Systems Development Rockville
191 Windsor Group 2225% Business Products & Services College Park
218 RestoraPet 2012% Consumer Products & Services Gaithersburg
231 MedVenture Partners 1904% Health Eldersburg
290 Capita Brand Group 1606% Construction Silver Spring
294 Impyrian 1582% Business Products & Services Fulton
361 Diaconia 1317% IT Management College Park
427 Ad hoc Research Associates 1136% Government Services Havre de Grace
464 Fat Buddha Glass 1036% Retail Gaithersburg


"We couldn't be happier to learn that 138 Maryland businesses have been named to this year's Inc. 5000 rankings," said Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz. "Congratulations to all the companies whose hard work has earned them a spot on this prestigious list. We're thrilled to have you represent Maryland's thriving business community."

View this year’s Inc. 5000 list in its entirety.


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